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Imitation of life

Author: Carl Laemmle, Jr.William J HurlbutJohn M StahlClaudette ColbertWarren WilliamAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Universal, 2004.
Series: Franchise collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of two women trying to find success, but end up finding that success isn't everything. Includes both the 1934 and 1959 releases.
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Genre/Form: Films for the hearing impaired
Drama
Feature
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama Videodiscs
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Laemmle, Jr.; William J Hurlbut; John M Stahl; Claudette Colbert; Warren William; Louise Beavers; Fredi Washington; Rochelle Hudson; Ned Sparks; Merritt Gerstad; Heinz Roemheld; Philip Cahn; Maurice Wright; Douglas Sirk; Eleanore Griffin; Allan Scott; Ross Hunter; Lana Turner; John Gavin; Sandra Dee; Dan O'Herlihy; Susan Kohner; Robert Alda; Juanita Moore; Mahalia Jackson; Fannie Hurst; Universal Pictures (Firm)
ISBN: 0783287062 9780783287065
OCLC Number: 932574466
Language Note: In English with French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Based on "Singer House" by Fannie Hurst.
Imitation of Life, 1934 version (111 min.) Imitation of life, 1959 version (125 min.).
Bonus features include: Trailer, recommendations.
Credits: 1934 version: cinematography, Merritt Gerstad ; film editors, Philip Cahn, Maurice Wright ; music, Heinz Roemheld (uncredited).
1959 version: cinematography, Russell Metty ; film editor, Milton Carruth ; music, Frank Skinner ; costume design, Jean Louis, Bill Thomas.
Cast: (1934) Claudette Colbert, Warren Williams, Louise Beavers, Fredi Washington, Rochelle Hudson, Ned Sparks.
(1959) Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Dan O'Herlihy, Susan Kohner, Robert Alda, Juanita Moore, Mahalia Jackson.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (236 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1934) and widescreen presentation (1959); Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: 1934 version / directed by John M. Stahl ; written by William Hurlbut ; produced by Carl Laemmle. 1959 version / directed by Douglas Sirk ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; produced by Ross Hunter.
Series Title: Franchise collection.
Other Titles: Imitation of life (Motion picture : 1934)
Imitation of life (Motion picture : 1959)
Responsibility: Carl Laemmle presents ; written by William Hurlbut ; produced by Carl Laemmle ; directed by John M. Stahl. Imitation of life / directed by Douglas Sirk ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott produced by Ross Hunter.

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The story of two women trying to find success, but end up finding that success isn't everything. Includes both the 1934 and 1959 releases.

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